Lugnet "All The Way" grindhouse trailer featuring Christina Lindberg is finished.
Christina Lindberg achieved her most enduring cult cinema fame with her outstanding performance as Frigga, a much abused and traumatized one-eyed mute, who exacts a harsh retribution on her tormentors in the brutal and controversial revenge opus Thriller - en grym film (1974) banned by the Swedish film censorship board.
Thriller was a groundbreaking Swedish grindhouse film from the early 1970s which rose to notoriety in the 2000s as the primary inspiration for American director Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill movies. “I love Christina Lindberg,” Tarantino said in 2003. “And that’s definitely who Daryl Hannah’s character is based on. Thriller is, of all the revenge movies I’ve ever seen, that is definitely the roughest. The roughest revenge movie ever made! There’s never been anything as tough as that movie.”
Quentin Tarantino and Daryl Hannah on the "Kill Bill" set.
Strictly limited/numbered Lugnet "All The Way" (Christina Lindberg cover) cd-single.
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Grindhouse Night! Premiere of Lugnet's "All The Way" grindhouse music video. Film critic Ronny Svensson interviewed Christina Lindberg, the lead actress in the ultimate grindhouse movie "Thriller: They Call Her One Eye"(1974). Lugnet's showcase gig was killer!
The Darkness felloverSweden's oldest amusement park. Strong windsandtheheavyraincloudscreatedthe perfect setting for tonight´s "Ritual", suddenly the eerie intro song "Masked Ball" (by JocelynPookfrom the filmEyes Wide Shut) echoed out over the stage.
Five ghost appeared on the windy and smoke infeasted stage, slowly out of the shadows Papa Emeritus II emerged.
"The Ritual" got the whole amusement park audience chanting!
Don't look in Papa Emeritus eyes! he might see straight into your soul!
"Elizabeth" created a truly occult atmosphere.
A nun gave me communion wine during "Body and Blood"
A heavy rainstormcamein the exactsame moment when PapaEmeritusII andthe five"nameless ghouls" stopped playing. A fittingexit fora group thatclaims to besent bySatan himselftocollectsoulsthroughhard rock.
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Getaway RockFestival2014startedwithadownpourjust as thepreviousyear's festival.
First outin the rainwasa psyched The Haunted with tworeturningband membersvocalistMarcoAroand drummerAdrianErlandsson, topped with newcomer guitarist OlaEnglund. Gone arethe band memberswhowere trying to changethrashersThe Haunted into athird-classpost-metal band on their last three albums.
Expectations aresoaringafterhearingtwo amazingthrashsongsfrom TheHauntedsupcoming album"Exit Wounds". The rains falls and so does The Haunted, until they play"Trespass" fromtheirmagnum opus"hauntedmade medo it"
They serveus"AllAgainst All",D.O.A.and"HollowGround"before theyforce-feeduswith the sleepingpill"TheGuilt Trip"why?We get apowerful"No Compromise"anda ballistic "BuryYourDead"concludesthe concert,
Steel Panther takes the main stage to a packed crowd consisting of more women than men. "Pussywhiped" starts the dirty, gritty high energy rock n´ roll party. The spandex-clad LA four-piece wowed the audience with great songs, explicit banter and excellent musicianship.
Steel Panther guitarist Satchel inform us that singer Michael Starr is 67 years old and tells a gentleman in the audience to stop flashing him his man boobs. During "17 Girls In A Row" a dozen swedish female fans takes the stage.
For the first time ever The Agonist hit the stage in Sweden with a blistering "Disconnect Me"from their upcoming album. The Agonist blend between melodic death metal and progressive death metal stunned the Swedish audience,
New singer Vicky Psarakis did a fantastic job and the band performed a super tight set and melted the audience faces with a killer version of "Thank You Pain". GRF did not do such a fantastic job with the artist schedule when they put The Agonist on at the same time as Arch Enemy were Alissa White-Gluz (ex The Agonist) is the singer. TheAgonist andArch Enemyappeals tothe same audience
A new born Arch Enemy goes for the knock out and takes the crowd by storm. The new band members guitarist Nick Cordle and vocalist Alissa White-Gluz have brought new blood into Arch Enemy.
Arch Enemy is on fire and delivering a super heavy version of "My Apocalypse"
The new songs from Arch Enemys latest album "War Eternal" fits perfectly in the setlist
and "No Gods, No Masters" gets the whole audience jumping and a furious "Nemesis"
"The Candle´s'' eerie intro echoed out over swedens oldest amusement park Gröna Lund (1883)The black curtain dropped and the bandmembers entered the stage one by one until King finally appeared and started "The Candle" and sent the audience into a frency.
The King made the audience an eternal deal during "Sleepless Nights"
Mike Wead with his signature guitar JV 1 and Andy La Rocque
We were "Welcome Home" before the band played a ferocious "Never Ending Hill"
Husband and wife sings together King and Livia
I see the Puppet Master high above on the walkway He pulls one string and up goes a leg.. Down goes a head He pulls one more and he lets them all go!
Medley: "Tea" (Them), "Dreams" (Spiders Lullabye), "Digging Graves" (The Graveyard)
King Diamond introduce new touring bassist Pontus Egberg (The Poodles)
The Mercyful Fate songs "Evil" and "Come to the Sabbath" made the crowd go ballistic.
Shapes Of Black, THEY try to kill my flame Shapes Of Black, Ah THEY're driving me insane
A heavyversion of "The Eye of the Witch" was performed before wewere visited by the "Family Ghost" and a thunderous "Black Horsemen" took us into the night.
Dr.Landua experimenting on Grandma
King assists Dr. Landua and Reverend Sammael to put a struggling Grandma into the coffin.
King Diamondis looking straightinto your soul, tonighthe'll collect it.
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Skineaters music will capture you with is brutallity and haunting melodic melodies. Skineater is the perfect hybrid between Florida Death Metal and Gothenburg Melodic Death Metal.
The great musicianship and technical playing that fuels the crunching riffage assault and catchy death metal melodies puts Skineater (consisting of old Swedish Death Metal veterans) in the front row of new Death Metal bands to look out for.
Paul Stanley has long been the most private of all the original Kiss members. Stanley truly unmasks for the very first time his life and takes us on a remarkable and inspiring journey. He tells his story with a brutal honesty. Having been born in a dysfunctional family and with a deformity of his right ear, being partially deaf, he learns from an early age that life is all about how you accept and deal with your limitations.Through his troubled youth he only found solace in a single thing - music. After playing in a couple of going nowhere bands he found a bandmate with the same passion and drive to make it, in bassplayer Gene Simmons.Together they found drummer Peter Criss and guitarist Ace Frehley and formed the band KISS, the bandmembers kept their identities secret with KISS make up and costumes that symbolised their alter egos.
KISS became one of the hardest touring bands and slowly built up an loyal fanbase. After three strong studioalbums, the live album KISS "ALIVE" catapulted KISS through the stratosphere from rockstars to superstars. (To this day KISS "ALIVE" is one of the most sold live albums of all time.)
Paul highlights the good times as well as the bad. He goes out of his way to detail the camaraderie in the original lineup and how important the original lineup was to the success of KISS. Paul is self-critical, unlike other KISS members and rock stars in general. Ace and Peter allowed drugs and alcohol to ruin their creativity and Gene got more and more self absorbed.
Paul Stanley's book is a revealing account of what it's like to be a member of one of the biggest bands in the world.The book contains never-before-seen photos and images throughout. Stanley is unwilling to put up with two-faced people (using a GN´R guitarist as an example). An important part in the book is when he saw the theatrical production of “The Phantom of the Opera.” with his then girlfriend british pop star and pinup girl Samantha Fox. This would later have a tremendous impact on his life.
Get a copy of "Face The Musik" and let your Journey begin..
STHLM Fields set a new attendence record with 51863 consert-goers. Never Before has so many people visited a festival in Sweden. STHLM Fields line-up Spiders, Gojira, Cult of Luna, Mastodon, Ghost, Slayer, Danzig, Metallica.
Seeingghostsin broad daylightin the heart ofStockholm!
The sound of the intro song "MaskedBall" (by JocelynPookfrom the filmEyes Wide Shut) isechoingoutacross STHLM Fields followed by the chant Belial, Behemoth, Beelzebub, Asmodeus, Satanas, Lucifer, slowly ghost start to appear on the stage, from the shadows Papa Emeritus II takes the stage singing Hail Satan, Archangelo,Hail Satan, Welcome Year Zero!
The Chapel serves us a mean "Prime Mover''' and a uplifting "Stand By Him"
"The Ritual" get the crowd going, then Papa Emeritus II comand us to sing a long in "Monstrance Clock"and the ghosts disappear one by one while the crowd keep singing -Come together, together as a one Come together for Lucifer’s son.
Raining Blood STHLM
"World Painted Blood" from Slayer latest album open the festivities followed by "Hate Worldwide" and nasty "Necrophiliac" and a "Captor of Sin". The Late JeffHanneman is salutedwith a newbackdropwitha giantHeinekenemblem that hasexchangedout the wordsto"Hanneman-Angel Of DeathStillReigning1964-2013".
A furious "War Ensamble" set the pace.and it is "Mandatory Suicide"
Gary Holt (Exodus founder/chairman - Slayer member/hired gun)
A Happy Araya takes us back to the album Show No Mercy with "Die by the Sword"
I've waited for you to come,I've been here all alone,Now that you've arrived please stay a while,I promise I wont keep you long,I'll keep you FOREVER!! chants Araya in the beginning of "Dead Skin Mask"and then it is "Raining Blood" on the STHLM Fields with a touch of "Black Magic".
Slayer goes in for the kill with "South of Heaven" and "Angel of Death".
Tell your children not to walk my way. Tell your children not to hear my words. What they mean. What they say. Mother Mother sings a psyched Danzig
Metallica Harvesting the Sorrow in the STHLM Fields!
"Metallicaby request" tour is were the audiencedecides the songs Metallica play. The set listis different ineach country,dependingonhow the audiencevoted. Metallicaopenswitha frenetic "Battery"followed bya mighty "Master of Puppets". Drink up, shoot in. Let the beatings begin Metallica Harvesting the sorrow in the STHLM Fields with a super heavy killer version of the song.
Metallica debuted a new song "Lords of Summer" sounded promising if the shorted and rearrange the song and gave it a Bob Rock (Black Album mix)
The animated background in "One" was visuallyeffective, but the pyro and fire was missed.
In Finland the audience voted for "The Frayed Ends of Sanity" and Metallica performed the song live for the first time ever. The Swedish audience chanted Oh, Wee ,Oh, Oh Wo, taken from the song "The Frayed Ends of Sanity" to try to get Metallica to play "The Frayed Ends of Sanity" in Sweden too, James smiled and said you have to vote for it to hear it.
James is showing Lars the results of "Metallicaby request" thatpops up on the screens behind the bandfor us totext-vote between"Whiskey in the Jar", "Wherever I May Roam" and "The Four Hoursemen". It´s a close call between "The Four Hoursemen" and "Whiskey in Jar".
James eaten by the zombie crowd in the snakepit!
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The twin vocal attack from Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey will shatter you. The intensity of their liveperformance makes your body tremble from the razor charged avalanche of sound and fury.Butcher Babies spawned out of The City of Angels with their furious mix of mean riffs, groove and haunting melodies.
Josh Wilbur [Gojira, Lamb Of God, Hatebreed] helmet the production of the debut album "Goliath" the album kick off with the menacing "I Smell A Massacre" that deliver total intensity, crush and heaviness. "Magnoila Blvd" picks up the pace adding more groove, melody and a infectous chorus. "In Denial" delivers a groove monster with great lead guitar work and double bass drumming. If you think Butcher Babies isn´t a talented band you are "In Denial"
Black Sabbath was formed in the heavy gritty industrial city of Birmingham,England. The blues based band Earth discovered that they had to change name because there was already a band called Earth . A cross the street from their rehearsal room there was a cinema showing the horror film "Black Sabbath" so Earth changed their name to Black Sabbath. After the name change the band tuned down the guitars and started to include occult lyrics. They wanted to be musical equivalent of a horror film. During the process of writing the title song they used the musical tritone "Devils Interval"
On Friday the 13th February 1970 Black Sabbath released their self titled debut album. The Ghostly album cover features a depiction of a old watermill standing in front of the mill is a woman dressed in black.The 1973 album Sabbath Bloody Sabbath contains some of Black Sabbaths finest moments from the iconic album cover to the title track.
On the 3 of June 1970 Deep Purple "Mark II" released their breakthrough album "In Rock" (with a Mount Rushmore inspired cover) .The guitar virtuoso Ritche Blackmores interplay with Jon Lord's distorted organ and Ian Gillan's high-pitched, falsetto screaming vocals plus the heavy rhythm section of Glover and Paice, started to take on a unique identity thats shows in songs like "Highway Star and "Child In Time" , The 1972 album "Machine Head" song "Smoke On The Water" has one of the most famous guitar riff of all time and are constantly played by beginners.
Led Zeppelin released their debut album 1969 (the front cover shows a black-and-white image of the burning hindenburg airship). Many of Led Zeppelin´s early songs were based on american blues standards. The guitar-driven heavy sound of Led Zeppelin made them one of the progenitors of hardrock. Led Zeppelin album IV features one of their most famous songs "Stairway To Heaven" other Zeppelin gems are "Rock n´ Roll","Immigrant song" and "Kashmir". During the 70ths Led Zeppelin climbed to new heights and got their own airplane it was nicknamed Starship (Boeing 720). Led Zeppelin became infamous for trashing hotel suits, throwing tv sets out of the windows and driving motorcycles through hotel corridors.
Alice Cooper (son of a priest) and "The Godfather of Shock Rock" formed the band Alice Cooper in Arizona, U.S.A. After a stint in California and two psychedelic sounding albums that bombed the band relocated in Detroit and meet up with producer Bob Ezrin. Together they created Alice Coopers breakthrough album "Love It To Death". Alice Coopers theatrical stage show is inspired by horror movies, vaudeville and the macabre. Alice Cooper are often stalking menancingly on the stage with a cane, whip or sword. During the show one of the actresses (played by his wife then/now played by his daughter) would meet hear death through the hands of Alice Cooper. In the end of the show Alice Cooper is caught and brought to justice and sentenced to death by hanging, electric chair or the guillotine.
1972 album Schools Out titel track became a monster hit and to this day is played all over the world when students graduate. 1973 album Billion Dollar Babies is Alice Coopers finest hour with killer tracks like "No More Mr Nice Guy", "Elected" and the haunting title track.
Out from Hannover Germany came Scorpions. In 1970 vocalist Klaus Meine and Rudolf Schenkers younger brother Michael (who was a guitar hero in the making) joined Scorpions. During a tour opening for the band UFO guitarist Michael Shenker got a proposal to join the headliner UFO. Michael took the offer and became the new lead guitarist for UFO and Scorpions had to continue the tour with another guitarist . Back home in Germany Scorpions drafted guitar virtuoso Uli Jon Roth. With their 1975 release In Trance Scorpions took a huge leap forward and started their own unique Scorpions heavy metal formula with songs like "Dark Lady", "Top of the bill and the title track.
"Bad Boys of Boston" Aerosmith debuted in 1973 with their self titled album featuring "Dream On" that became their first national hit. Singer Steven Tyler and lead guitarist Joe Perry got the nickname "The Toxic Twins" due to their rampant use of drugs on and of stage. Aerosmith magnum opus "Toys In The Attic" was released in 1975 and took Aerosmith to another level with songs like the title track, "Sweet Emotion"and "Walk This Way"
AC/DC came out of Sydney, Australia. Formed by the Young brother Angus and Malcolm. AC/DC underwent several line-up changes until they found their ultimate line up with the charismatic lead singer Bon Scott. To this day guitarist Angus has his characteristic school-uniform stage outfit onstage. AC/DC high octane rock n´roll/hardrock took the world by surprise when they released their international debut album "High Voltage"
From the streets of New York came a band like no other. The band's members kept their identities secret with makeup and costumes that symbolised their alter egos. With strong hardrock songs and a over the top performance and stage show. They blew the headliners of the stage so many times that no bands wanted KISS opening for them.
KISS was one of the hardest touring bands and built up an loyal fanbase through years of touring. After three strong studioalbums it was the live album KISS "ALIVE" that catapulted KISS through the stratosphere from rockstars to superstars. To this day KISS "ALIVE" is one of the most sold live albums of all time.